BEIJING — Chinese shares closed mixed on Friday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 1.54 percent to finish at 5, 023.1 points.

A man walks past an electronic board showing the stock index in Tokyo, Japan, Feb. 4, 2014. Tokyo stocks tumbled on Tuesday, with the Nikkei index ending 4.18 percent lower, hitting the lowest closing level since last October. The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average dived 610.66 points, from Monday at 14,008.47, its lowest finish since Oct. 8. (Xinhua/Stringer)
A man walks past an electronic board showing the stock index in Tokyo, Japan, Feb. 4, 2014. Tokyo stocks tumbled on Tuesday, with the Nikkei index ending 4.18 percent lower, hitting the lowest closing level since last October. The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average dived 610.66 points, from Monday at 14,008.47, its lowest finish since Oct. 8. (Xinhua/Stringer)

The Shenzhen Component Index gained 0.85 percent to close at 17, 649.09 points.
The ChiNext Index, tracking China’s Nasdaq-style board of growth enterprises, lost 1.46 percent to end at 3,885.83 points.
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TOKYO — Tokyo stocks fell 0.13 percent Friday on depressed European and U.S. equity markets.
The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average ended down 27.29 points, from Thursday at 20,460.90. The turnover was 2,454.41 billion yen (about 19.72 billion U.S.dollars).
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MANILA — Philippine shares closed 0.36 percent lower on Friday.
The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index decreased by 26. 95 points to 7526.70.
Trading volume reached 579.40 million shares worth 7.27 billion pesos ( 162.25 million U.S. dollars).
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HO CHI MINH CITY — VN-Index, the stock market index of Ho Chi Minh (HCM) City bourse in southern Vietnam, closed at 578.07 points on Friday, up 9.08 points, or 1.6 percent, against the previous trading day’s closing session.
A total of 65.705 million shares worth 1.222 trillion VND (56. 39 million U.S. dollars) were traded on Friday.
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TAIPEI — Taiwan’s share prices closed down 0.09 percent on Friday with the weighted index down 8.5 points at 9,340.13.
Turnover totaled 110.06 billion new Taiwan dollars (about 3.56 billion U.S. dollars) during the trading session.
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HONG KONG — Hong Kong stocks closed down 291.73 points, or 1. 06 percent to 27,260.16 points on Friday.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index traded between 27,211.36 and 27, 646.72. Turnover totaled 158.46 billion HK dollars (about 20.42 billion U.S. dollars).
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HANOI — Stock market index of Vietnam’s capital Hanoi, HNX- Index, closed at 86.71 points on Friday, up 1.82 points, or 2.14 percent, against the previous trading session.
A total of 69.640 million shares worth 848.181 billion Vietnamese dong (39.27 million U.S. dollars) were traded at the Hanoi Stock Exchange on Friday.
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JAKARTA — Indonesian shares closed higher by 4.75 points, or 0. 09 percent, to a level of 5,100.57 on Friday.
Some 201,917 transactions were booked, involving 4.16 billion shares worth 4.22 trillion rupiah (about 317.43 million U.S. dollars).
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SINGAPORE — Singapore stocks finished lower on Friday, with the benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) down 11.23 points, or 34 percent, to close at 3,333.77.
A total of 1.28 billion shares changed hands with turnover of 1. 18 billion Singapore dollars (870 million U.S. dollars).
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KUALA LUMPUR — The Malaysian stock market ended higher here on Friday.
The Kuala Lumpur Composite Index (KLCI) was 1,745.83, up 4.35 points or 0.25 percent, and the Emas was at 12,131.47, up 18.43 points or 0.15 percent.
Turnover declined to 919.62 million shares valued at 887.84 million ringgit Malaysia (238.67 million U.S. dollars), compared with 1.37 billion shares valued at 1.68 billion ringgit Malaysia ( 454.30 million U.S. dollars) on Thursday.
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MUMBAI — Indian stocks closed lower Friday with the BSE benchmark index Sensex closing at 26,768.49, 44.93 points or 0.17 percent down from the previous close of 26,813.42 points.
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BANGKOK — The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET)index Friday moved up 16.47 points, or 1.10 percent to close at 1,507.37 points.
Some 7.56 billion shares worth 40.48 billion baht (about 1.20 billion U.S. dollars) changed hands.

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